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19 May

Qitcom 2014 – Innovating Today For The Future of Qatar

by Anirudh Sharma

Have you registered to attend the third edition of QITCOM? Hurry and sign up to be a part of the nation’s largest Information Communication Technology conference set to take place May 26 to 28, 2014 at the Qatar National Convention Center. Qatar is eager to adopt technologies and solutions that will assist in the journey towards becoming […]

06 Apr

Access For All – Bridging Qatar’s Digital Divide

by Anirudh Sharma

Editor’s Note: This blog has been contributed by Patricia Quinn, Senior ICT Adoption Specialist from the ICT & Society Division of the Ministry of Information & Communications Technology. Are you living away from home? How do you keep in touch with loved ones back home? Is it through your smartphone, laptop or desktop computer? Not […]

26 Mar

Telecommunication Regulatory Conference Keynote: Technology Push vs Demand Pull?

by Anirudh Sharma

I had the brilliant opportunity to meet Professor Laurent Benzoni, Founder of TERA Consultant, France, and Professor of Economics at Sorbonne University, at the most appropriate place – at the first annual Telecommunications Regulatory Conference organized by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) at the Four Seasons Hotel, earlier today. Professor Benzoni gave a keynote speech at […]

28 Nov

Blair Levin: Broadband new table-stakes for a successful economy

by Anirudh Sharma

Indeed, being connected is the essential element in modern society, conferring broad social and economic benefits. And that connection is possible with high-speed, high-capacity broadband connections. Without broadband infrastructure and services, developing countries risk being left out from flourishing global digital economy. Qatar’s National Broadband Plan, scheduled to be launched at an international-level symposium on […]

14 Nov

New Assistive Technology Resource At Your Fingertips

by Anirudh Sharma

Assistive technology is increasingly opening the doors of possibilities for people with different types of disabilities be it education, work, or everyday life in society. It is becoming that essential tool which helps individuals to become more independent, confident, productive, and better integrated into their communities. Of course, assistive technology can mean anything from simple, […]